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Basalt quarry, Kollnitz, St Paul im Lavanttal, Carinthia, Austria

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Name(s) in local language(s): Basaltbruch, Kollnitz, St Paul im Lavanttal, Kärnten, Österreich
Abandoned basalt quarry, now partially flooded. Originally, the basalt dome, in which the quarry was working, had an elevation of about 50 m. It has now largely been quarried away.
Located near Kollnitz, about 4 km WNW of St Paul.

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36 entries listed. 20 valid minerals.

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- H. Meixner: Carinthia II 143./63.:96-97 (1953)
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II, special ed. no. 21 (1957)
- J. E. Zirkl: Der Karinthin 43/44:175-188 (1961)
- J. E. Zirkl: Der Karinthin 51:107-108 (1964)
- H. Waltinger, J. H. Zirkl: Carinthia II 164./84.:125-135 (1974)
- Lippolt, H.J., Baranyi, I. & Todt, W. (1975): Das Kalium-Argon-Alter des Basaltes vom Lavant-Tal in Kärnten. Der Aufschluss, 26, 238-42.
- H. Meixner: Carinthia II 168./88.:85-86 (1978)
- G. Niedermayr, F. Brandstätter: Carinthia II 178./98.:183 (1988)
- G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens (1995)

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